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JD(U)’s Maheshwar Hazari Resigns As Bihar Assembly Deputy Speaker

According to a notification from the secretariat, Hazari's resignation came into effect from the forenoon of February 21.

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JD(U) leader Maheshwar Hazari has resigned from the post of deputy speaker of the Bihar assembly, the Vidhan Sabha secretariat said on Wednesday.

According to a notification from the secretariat, Hazari's resignation came into effect from the forenoon of February 21.

Hazari, a second-term MLA from the reserved Kalyanpur assembly constituency, had been holding the deputy speaker's post since March, 2021.

It was not immediately known why the senior leader, who was formerly a minister in the Nitish Kumar cabinet, gave up the post.

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